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- Interesting history of the mosque.beautiful attraction in kampala town.great view of the city from the top.interesting history from the knowleagable guide.Written 3 October 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Visited the establishment after over ten years. Our visit was prompted by guests from across the border. The Centre did not disappoint at all from the parking area which is currently under renovation to the staff at the entrance to the exhibits and the signage. We appreciated a variety of birds and animals and the chimpanzees island is a must visit. The big game were all lazing around when we visited. The school groups were a sight to see with children of all ages and their teachers.Written 2 October 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I enjoyed the lifestyle en since I was looking for this en the religion now I got it from Area I'm very interested to join there in the religionWritten 22 November 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I get why the reviews are mixed but we did the full day option and paid full whack. After all, the excursions are a fundraiser for a fantastic conservation project. We were fortunate that we shared the boat over with Joshua (humble, informative and turns out CEO) and peppered the poor bloke with questions. Hilary was our earnest and informative guide. We learned a lot from him. The real highlight was feeding the Chimps on the beach which is only part of the full day experience. Without that, the day would have been less impressive I suspect. Lunch was awesome. Boat ride back fortunately calm. All up recommend the full day version. Price difference was basically $15 each for lunch.
Last tip - save yourself $100 taking the slightly longer canoe and then sponsor a Chimp. Love ya Tam Tam.Written 6 October 2022
- Justus and Silvia responded very quickly to our request to organize our stay and they concocted a tailor-made trip that immediately appealed to us on paper. Then the payment took place by Pesapal with a little hiccup in the first payment but perfect for the balance.
We met Justus and our guide Allan the day after our arrival (in the middle of the night).
Allan made us discover the National Parks, the animals, the birds, but also made us go through small roads in order to discover the real life in Uganda and bring us closer to the Ugandan population and in particular the children who are dear. to Allen.
We were able to see the "Big Fives" including the leopard twice and the lions in the trees, and lots of birds and of course the gorillas that you can almost touch so much they are ready and the trekks on foot for the rhinos.
We can say that we will never forget Allan and our stay will forever be etched in our hearts.
We warmly recommend Gorilla BookingsWritten 8 October 2022
- Go here with a guide if you want the full experience. We simply dont know enough about the local wildlife and flora.
But with a guide it was a most enjoyable experience.Written 23 August 2022
- We visited some beaches along Lake victoria during our 2 day stay in Entebbe. The lake is very nice and clean. The water is perfect for swimming and sailing :-)Written 3 October 2022
- I think besides Murchison falls, this is the strongest waterfall to consider. There were gardens to sit and relax, cultural performances and then the waterfalls. But apart from the waterfalls. There is nothing much to see and doWritten 12 October 2021
- Our trip the uganda martyrs shrine was not as usual because it was different from other trips we did because we learnt how the Christian believers were murderedWritten 28 November 2022
- This was my second visit to Jinja. We did not go to the park; the entrance fees of $10 is very high and not worth to see touristy shops. Instead, we took a 45 minute boat for UGS 100,000 ($26 US) from Rippon Village adjacent to the Jinja Sailing Club. The boat ride was wonderful, we saw the Speke and Gandhi Monuments from the boat; no need to go onshore. We stopped at the source of Nile. It was different now compared to 2013. The area was flooded and the marker is at the adjacent shop; good photo for memories. Better, is the 2 hrs boat ride at Bujagali Falls (Entrance is UGS 10,000 per person; 2 hrs motorized Boat ride @ UGS120,000) was relaxing. Lots of birds and we got to see Owen Falls Dam. Bujagali Falls is in a completely different area than source of Nile and worhwhile.Written 6 September 2022
- The museum was packed!
Passed by mid Friday afternoon and the museum was full of bus loads of school kids. It's wonderful they have an opportunity to visit (but it was so busy that I decided to visit the Uganda Society library instead. What lovely, precious old books 🤩🇺🇬Written 16 November 2022
- You can't understand Uganda until you understand Buganda - it´s most populous and prosperous area. For no other reason than that it is worth visiting the Kabaka´s Palace - the ceremonial home of the King of Buganda.Written 5 July 2021
- I use the dentist and doctor of Aga Khan, Shoprite for shopping, Caramel for bread, Cafesserie for ice and food and Kentucky for the kids. PerfectWritten 6 March 2020
- Quite a pleasant and scenic boat trip on the initial stretches of the Victoria Nile. For many - it can be a checklist item! Reasonable birding opportunities as well.
The trip takes you to a particular location where Lake Victoria ends and the Nile is supposed to begin. At this particular point, there is a underwater stream - which apparently contributes 30% of the river's volume at this point. Hence, the origin of the Nile is taken as this particular point.
You can opt for a guide to help you - but there is no much use of the same. Just hiring the boat (in a group) should suffice. The Rippon's happy bar hotel just at the source is quite charming. Nice souvenirs also available - pricey - but maybe worth it. Having a drink at the source may be talking point!
A surprise is the Gandhi Monument at the start of the journey. Apparently, Mahatma Gandhi wanted his ashes to be immersed in the major rivers of the world and the Nile (at this place) was where some of his ashes were immersed in 1948.
Note: Though popularly accepted as the Source of the Nile, Jinja may not actually be the source. Nyungwe Forest in Rwanda most probably has better rights to claim the title.Written 3 April 2020
- Took a detour off our itinerary in Entebbe to visit this place. Located in Katabi, slightly out of Entebbe town and is quite out of the main road, so it may need a car if you have young children with you.
If you are a reptile lover and want to see a variety of reptiles; snakes, crocodiles, tortoise and Chameleons, drop by this privately owned farm. They rescue these reptiles that have been seen or discovered in communities and take care of them before releasing it to the wild. They also have a man made water body for about 2km water paddling.
We enjoyed our evening and had a very nice guide that took his time to explain and liven up the reptiles so we could see the different behaviors, defence mechanisms and reactions.Written 14 September 2019